MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,205 this week

Darklands (1996)

4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 290 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 20 critic

A newspaper reporter is lured into a mire of pagan rituals and human sacrifice.

Director:

Writers:

(additional dialogue), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 29 Mar 2011
 
a list of 684 titles
created 26 Nov 2012
 
a list of 2000 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 876 titles
created 29 May 2013
 
a list of 620 titles
created 05 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Darklands" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Darklands (1996)

Darklands (1996) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Darklands.
6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shiver (2012)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.

Director: Julian Richards
Stars: Danielle Harris, John Jarratt, Casper Van Dien
Beyond Bedlam (1994)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Dr.Stephanie Lyell works for Neurological Research, and is testing a seemingly safe personality-altering drug on Marc Gilmour a notorious Serial Killer. But when a pair of bizarre suicides ... See full summary »

Director: Vadim Jean
Stars: Craig Fairbrass, Elizabeth Hurley, Keith Allen
Silent Cry (2002)
Thriller | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A single mother's search for her stolen new born baby sends her on a journey through the underworld of London and on a collision course with her past.

Director: Julian Richards
Stars: Emily Woof, Douglas Henshall, Clive Russell
Dead Cert (2010)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A gang of tough London gangsters get more than they bargained for when a group of businessmen make an offer to buy their club, the Inferno. They turn out to be nothing less than Vampires ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Lawson
Stars: Dave Legeno, Jason Flemyng, Janet Montgomery
Proteus (1995)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Keen
Stars: Craig Fairbrass, Toni Barry, William Marsh
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island are spreading terror beyond anything the islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that ... See full summary »

Director: Nico Mastorakis
Stars: Robert Behling, Jane Lyle, Jessica Dublin
Deranged (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Four girls go to a party in an isolated house.

Director: Neil Jones
Stars: Marcia Do Vales, Craig Fairbrass, Victoria Broom
Freight (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A Russian gang in the UK traffic Eastern Europeans then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross a local businessman and a war escalates.

Director: Stuart St. Paul
Stars: Billy Murray, Craig Fairbrass, Laura Aikman
Bula Quo! (2013)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Status Quo witnesses a gang murder in Fiji. They flee with crucial evidence; have they played their last gig?

Director: Stuart St. Paul
Stars: Jon Lovitz, Craig Fairbrass, Laura Aikman
Breakdown II (2014)
Thriller

A professional contract killer, haunted by visions of his violent past, spirals out of control. His work compromised as he reaches breaking point, he is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers.

Director: Jonnie Malachi
Stars: Craig Fairbrass, Emmett J Scanlan, James Cosmo
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Ski-masked maniac kills apartment complex tenants with the contents of a toolbox.

Director: Dennis Donnelly
Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Pamelyn Ferdin, Wesley Eure
The Sacred (2012)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A young girl bravely travels up to her dead Aunts cabin for creative inspiration. Marie gets more than she bargained for, when she soon realizes she is not alone. Confronted by evil spirits, she is forced to fight for her life.

Director: Brett Donowho
Stars: Jordan Belfi, Cora Benesh, Jeff Fahey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
David Keller
...
Rachel Morris
Roger Nott ...
Dennis Cox
Dave Duffy ...
Carver (as David Duffy)
Richard Lynch ...
Salvy
Ray Gravell ...
Bearded Gypsey
Kim Ryan ...
Scared Gypsey
Robert Blythe ...
McCullen (as Bob Blythe)
Nicola Branson ...
Becky
Hubert Rees ...
Bill Sawyer
Philip Babot ...
Chainsaw
Morega Polser ...
May Queen
Ian Deveraux ...
Green Man
William Thomas ...
Detective Jarvis
Edit

Storyline

Darklands follows journalist Frazer Truick as he investigates the mysterious death of the brother of trainee journalist Rachel Morris. Delving deeper, Truick becomes convinced that the tragedy was murder, committed by a bizarre religious cult. But as the evidence unfolds, things take on a more sinister and potentially lethal significance for the reporter, as he becomes embroiled in devil worship, witchcraft and ultimately human sacrifice! Written by Julian Richards

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The old flesh is dead, long live the new!

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 May 1998 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

Messiah  »

Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

| (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Blind Leading the Blind
Performed by Toffeeworld
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
*SUCKS* But has a GREAT ENDING!! =)
2 October 2001 | by (Borlänge, Sweden) – See all my reviews

It's a really boring film, but has it's highlights! The first hour of the film sucks, but the last 30 minutes are moderately good. One cool thing is when the main character, Frazer, drives around with his girl and if you watch the background they pass a power plant (some factory) and just a few seconds later they are going backwards passing the exact place again, but reverse... *lol* =) Anyway, the ending is cool too, I'm not going to spoil anything, but it does not end like most film does! =) Best regards, /Janne


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can't believe nobody is talking! sparkle132
Discuss Darklands (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?